Whiskybase “Same As 10K” (Laphroaig 6yo)

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Whiskybase.com is one of the largest online databases of whisky. They have listings for just about every bottle of whisky ever made as well as forums, online marketplace and their own store with it’s own well established bottling label (The Archives). With every 10,000 bottles added to their database they release a special bottling to celebrate.

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Whiskybase 2002 Single Malt Irish Whiskey

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It’s been a while since I’ve tried an Irish whiskey. I really have nothing against it, and there are some exciting things happening in that section of the industry, but there isn’t a lot of the really good stuff readily available here and I usually have stuff that’s much higher up on my list of priorities when I get bottles from overseas.

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Invergordon 1972 Whiskybase Bottling

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The older you get, the harder it becomes to enjoy whisky that is older than you are. I actually prefer whiskies in the 14-16 year age bracket, I don’t like the domineering wood notes in very old whiskies (of course there are exceptions), but there is something intriguing about drinking a spirit that was distilled before you were born and sat in casks as all that time passed it by.

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